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UN-Arab League Syria envoy Annan has near-impossible job

Feb 24 2012

UNITED NATIONS The U.N.-Arab League envoy on the Syrian crisis, Kofi Annan, brings global stature and experience in conflict resolution to his new job, but averting a long and bloody civil war that could further destabilize the Middle East might be impossible.

U.N.-Arab League Syria envoy Annan has near-impossible job

Feb 24 2012

UNITED NATIONS The U.N.-Arab League envoy on the Syrian crisis, Kofi Annan, brings global stature and experience in conflict resolution to his new job, but averting a long and bloody civil war that could further destabilize the Middle East might be impossible.

U.N.-Arab League Syria envoy Annan has near-impossible job

Feb 24 2012

UNITED NATIONS The U.N.-Arab League envoy on the Syrian crisis, Kofi Annan, brings global stature and experience in conflict resolution to his new job, but averting a long and bloody civil war that could further destabilize the Middle East might be impossible.

U.N. chief sees aid as first role for Syria envoy

Feb 22 2012

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he was working urgently to find a special envoy for Syria who would initially have a humanitarian role but would also seek a political solution for the violence-torn country.

UN chief sees aid as first role for Syria envoy

Feb 21 2012

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he was working urgently to find a special envoy for Syria who would initially have a humanitarian role but would also seek a political solution for the violence-torn country.

U.N. chief sees aid as first role for Syria envoy

Feb 21 2012

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he was working urgently to find a special envoy for Syria who would initially have a humanitarian role but would also seek a political solution for the violence-torn country.

U.N. assembly adopts resolution condemning Syria

Feb 16 2012

UNITED NATIONS The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly ratcheted up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday by overwhelmingly approving a resolution that endorses an Arab League plan calling for him to step aside.

U.N. assembly adopts resolution condemning Syria

Feb 16 2012

UNITED NATIONS The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly ratcheted up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday by overwhelmingly approving a resolution that endorses an Arab League plan calling for him to step aside.

U.N. assembly adopts resolution condemning Syria

Feb 16 2012

UNITED NATIONS The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly ratcheted up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday by overwhelmingly approving a resolution that endorses an Arab League plan calling for him to step aside. | Video

U.N. rights chief says action on Syria urgent

Feb 08 2012

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday the Arab League chief told him he intends to revive an Arab League monitoring mission in Syria, which has collapsed amid continuing violence there.

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